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Pragmatism

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  • Pragmatism and Other Writingsby William James; Giles Gunn

    Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 16.00

    The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. ' Pragmatism ' grew out of a set of lectures and the full text is included here along with ' The Meaning... more...

  • C. I. Lewis in Focusby Sandra B. Rosenthal

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    C. I. Lewis (1883--1964) was one of the most important thinkers of his generation. In this book, Sandra B. Rosenthal explores Lewis's philosophical vision, and links his thought to the traditions of classical American pragmatism. Tracing Lewis's influences, she explains the central concepts informing... more...

  • Legal Pragmatismby Michael Sullivan

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    In Legal Pragmatism, Michael Sullivan looks closely at the place of the individual and community in democratic society. After mapping out a brief history of American legal thinking regarding rights, from communitarianism to liberalism, Sullivan gives a rich and nuanced account of how pragmatism worked... more...

  • Epistemology and Emotionsby Georg Brun; Ulvi Doguoglu; Dominique Kuenzle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    This volume is the first collection focusing on the claim that we cannot but account for emotions if we are to understand the processes and evaluations related to empirical knowledge. All essays are specifically written for this collection by leading researchers in this relatively new and developing field, bringing together work from backgrounds such... more...

  • Conversations About Reflexivityby Margaret S. Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    "Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle or trivial internal conversations. Focussing fully on this phenomenon, this book discusses the... more...

  • Confucian Pragmatism as the Art of Contextualizing Personal Experience and Worldby Haiming Wen

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 109.99

    This engaging work of comparative philosophy puts the Chinese and American philosophical traditions into a mutually informative and transformative philosophical dialogue on the way to developing a new form of Confucian pragmatism. more...

  • Pragmatic Reasonsby Dr Jeremy Randel Koons

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    This book shows how a sophisticated version of pragmatism, resting on a novel conception of rationality, can justify a range of important practices, including our practices of moral and epistemic evaluation, as well as our practice of making judgments regarding free will and moral responsibility. more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 5:02 / December 2008by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 47.60

    Contents Articles Sami Pihlström: Pragmatism and Naturalized Transcendental SubjectivityCarl Sachs: Natural Agents: A Transcendental Argument for Pragmatic NaturalismCharles A. Hobbs: Naturalism, Death, and Functional Immortality Andrew Wells Garnar: Must a Pragmatist Be a Historical Materialist? Tina Sikka: A Pragmatist Critique of Derridian... more...

  • Education for a Democratic Societyby John Ryder; Gert-Ruediger Wegmarshaus

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 60.20

    This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self. The authors are among the leading specialists... more...

  • Pragmatism, Education, and Childrenby Michael Taylor; Helmut Schreier; Paulo Ghiraldelli

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80

    This book presents fourteen new essays by international scholars about the intersections between pragmatism, education, and philosophy with children. Pragmatism from its beginnings has sought a revolution in learning, and is itself a special kind of philosophy of education. What can the applications of pragmatism to pedagogy around the world teach... more...